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In Memory of Catherine Meeks

All are invited to join the family of Catherine Meeks at Maude Kerns Art Center for a special showing of her art and dedication of the Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund. Family and friends invite you to experience Catherine’s creative spirit, share food, drink, and stories, and join in launching Lane Arts Council’s new Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund in [...]

November 21, 2019|Events, Organization News, Giving|

2/7 First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk is the free monthly celebration of the arts in Downtown Eugene. Follow the host along the guided tour to hear directly from featured artists, or create your own adventure by visiting the 20+ ArtWalk venues on your own! This month, the tour starts at the Maurie Jacobs Community Room (Hult Center) at 5:30pm and [...]

January 28, 2020|First Friday, Events|

Downtown Program Fund

Apply to Eugene's Downtown Program Fund by February 1st, 2019 for a chance to fund your event or artistic installation! The City of Eugene Cultural Services Downtown Program Fund is available for organizations or individuals who wish to produce programming in downtown Eugene's outdoor public spaces. The Downtown Program Fund aims to support a thriving downtown, encourage artistic innovation, and strengthen the [...]

December 13, 2019|Uncategorized|

January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk

Adam Grosowsky Join us for our January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk, guest-hosted by Michael Fisher, Executive Director of Maude Kerns Art Center. Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the open galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own. 5:30pm ANTI-AESTHETIC (245 W 8th Ave) “Under Our Moon Future Ascensions,” the [...]

December 20, 2019|First Friday, Events|

Holiday Art Markets

Check out the following art and studio sale events happening in our community this holiday season! Whether purchasing art for yourself or looking for the perfect gift, these are some great spots to support local artists, enjoy original art, and celebrate the season. We will continue adding events throughout the fall and winter, so check back regularly for more! ❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄ 2nd & Blair Artists Open [...]

October 30, 2019|Events|

Apprenticeship Applications Due 12/13

Applications for our Design Arts Apprenticeships are now available for the Winter 2019 term. DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by December 13th, 2019! A group of apprentices created a mobile library for the Whiteaker neighborhood. Lane Arts Council's Design Arts Apprenticeships offers Lane County middle and high school students apprenticeship opportunities focused on many forms of design: graphic, digital, fashion, and product [...]

November 12, 2019|Arts Education|

12/11 Workshop: Cultivating Sponsors & Community Partners

Wednesday, December 11th, 4-6pm LCC Mary Spilde Downtown Center, Room 112 Registration: $20 Panelists: Jodi Sommers (Essex General Construction), Elena Fracchia (Columbia Bank), Mija Andrade, (Oregon Supported Living Program). Facilitated by Liora Sponko (Lane Arts Council). Success in cultivating sponsors and building strong partnerships requires learning a new vocabulary and approach to development. This panel workshop will explore ideas of cause-based [...]

November 18, 2019|Workshops|

12/6 First Friday ArtWalk is this Friday!

You're in for a special treat at the upcoming First Friday ArtWalk on December 6th.  The guided tour will be hosted by Andrew Bisantz, the Artistic Director and Conductor of Eugene Opera. We'll get to hear selections from Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet performed by members of the Eugene Opera at the 5:30pm and 6pm stops! ArtWalk Highlight: Have [...]

December 3, 2019|First Friday, Events|

New Teaching Artists on the Roster

Lane Arts Council's arts education programs continue to grow, with more schools than ever requesting professional artists to bring exciting arts curriculum to the classroom. With the start of the school year we have added several artists to our teaching artist roster. Check out their brilliant programs, heading to Lane County's classrooms now! Bayne Gardner will offer "Bold & Bright Mural Making," helping students brainstorm [...]

October 25, 2019|Arts Education|

Bring an Artist to Your School

This year is set to be one of our busiest yet for in-school artist residencies, with dozens of schools submitting artist residency requests within the first two weeks of school! During an in-school artist residency, professional visual and performing artists bring unique educational arts programming to your school, working with each classroom for 4 or more sessions. Students learn new skills [...]

October 1, 2019|Arts Education|